The Famous Myth of Music : The Deadly 27 Club


There are some myths in our society that some say are true but some deny to agree with it because of lack of evidence. But when it comes to the greatest conspiracy of music, there are some evidence that simply tell us that those deaths of some famous musicians are totally mysterious. Famous musicians died at the age of 27 when they are in the top of their careers. Some says it is the work of evil. Some members of the Deadly 27 club are —

  • Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson was a man of mysteries. He was a famous blues guitarist and a legend who made the Mississippi Delta style famous. He was an inspiration for modern day guitarists like Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and many more. There was a famous myth that Johnson sold his soul to Devil to obtain the guitar playing talent. Some says that Johnson met the Devil at a crossroads outside of town where the Devil tuned a guitar and gave it to Johnson to play. He was murdered in the year of 1938 by a jealous husband of a woman with whom Johnson was involved with. He was the very first member of the Deadly 27 club.

  • Jimi Hendrix

Hendrix is arguably the greatest instrumentalist of the history of Rock and Roll music. He started playing at the age of 15 and became famous very soon. He developed a new style of guitar playing. Hendrix jammed with just about every notable lead guitarist of the era, except Jimmy Page. Jimi Hendrix died of drug complications – mixing alcohol with barbiturates – on September 18, 1970.

  • Janis Joplin

The ‘psychedelic rock queen’ Janis Joplin stunned everyone with her great bluesy voice and singing ability. She started her carrier with the psychedelic rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company. Joplin died because of drug overdose on October 4,1970.

  • Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison was a mystic, poet, shaman and the lead vocalist of the famous band The Doors. Perhaps the greatest work of Morrison was ‘The End’. Since Morrison’s drinking and drugging were legendary, even for the standards of the time, his death probably didn’t surprise many. Jim Morrison died on July 3, 1971.

  • Curt Kobain

The frontman of band Nirvana and grunge rockstar Curt Kobain is known for his out of tune vocal and energetic songs like Smells Like Teen Spirit ,Rape Me and many more. He died on April 5th,1994 at the age of 27.The report said that the cause of death is a shoutgun wound to the head. Some says that this is suicides, but there is some mystery about his death.

Other members of The Deadly 27 Club are R&B singer Rudy Lewis, frontman of Rolling Stones Brian Jones, rapper Fredo Santana, singer Amy Winehouse.

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